Rent A Man for All Seasons (1966)

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1h 56min
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Synopsis:
Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield), England's Roman Catholic Chancellor, is forced into a difficult position when corrupt King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) demands his approval to divorce his wife and marry his mistress. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing, sparking the rage of the king. What unfolds is a battle of wills packed with palace intrigue, political brinkmanship and the fate of man, church and country. In the end, his silence spoke loudest of all.
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Directors:
Producers:
Fred Zinnemann
Writers:
Robert Bolt
Others:
John Box, Joan Bridge, Ted Moore, Elizabeth Haffenden
Studio:
Columbia Tristar
Genres:
British Films, Classics, Drama
Countries:
UK
Awards:

1968 BAFTA Best Screen Play

1968 BAFTA Best Actor

1968 BAFTA Best Film

1968 BAFTA Best Production Design

1968 BAFTA Best Cinematography

1968 BAFTA Best Costumes

1968 BAFTA Best British Film

1967 Oscar Best Picture

1967 Oscar Best Director

1967 Oscar Best Actor

1967 Oscar Best Costume Design Color

1967 Oscar Best Adapted Screen Play

1967 Oscar Best Cinematography Color

BBFC:
Release Date:
26/11/2001
Run Time:
116 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Original theatrica trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/02/2017
Run Time:
120 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.66:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • The Life of Saint Thomas More, a 2007 Video Piece on the Historical Figure
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio Commentary by Film Historians Nick Redman, Julie Kirgo and Lem Dobbs
  • New Video Interview with Film Scholar Neil Sinyard

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